The Catholic University of America

Denis McFarlane

Founder and CEO

Ashburn, VA


Denis McFarlane is founder and chief executive officer of Infinitive, a management consultancy based in Northern Virginia that was founded in 2003. The company was named on the 2008 Inc. 5000 list, which celebrates the fastest-growing private companies in America. Infinitive has also been honored as one of Consulting magazine’s “Best Small Firms to Work For” six times, named one of the Washington Post’‘s Top Workplaces for two years running and is a three-time recipient of the Virginia Business Best Places to Work in Virginia award.

Denis has consulted for Fortune 500 and start-up clients alike for over 20 years, specializing in solving complex problems in challenging business environments. He has led large-scale implementation efforts, as well as smaller strategic efforts, and has overseen and supported large transformation initiatives for a number of clients.





  • Corporate Venture Development
  • Business Re-engineering & Transformation
  • Customer Relationship Management
  • Executive Coaching
  • New Venture Development
  • Organization Change Management
  • Product Development
  • Program & Project Management

Professional Experience

  • VP for Accenture’s Business Launch Centre
  • 20+ Years Consulting for Fortune 500 Firms
  • 12 Years at Accenture
  • Project Management Professional (PMP)
  • B.S., Mathematics, The Catholic University of America


  • EY Entrepreneur Of The Year® 2015 Award Finalist in the Greater Washington Region
  • Consulting Magazine 2015 Top 25 Consultant